Posted by pets | 30 November 2014

Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Description

40 to 50 cm.. length and a weight of up to 900 gr.

The plumage of the Salmon-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) is predominantly white, except the tuft, that consists of red feathers that is usually when the bird is excited.

The interior of the wings is color … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 30 November 2014

Blue eyed Cockatoo

Cacatua ophthalmica

Description:

50 cm. length and a weight between 500 and 580 gr.

The plumage of the Blue eyed Cockatoo (Cacatua ophthalmica) is mostly white. Its crest is yellow, large and well rounded back, leaning to the neck.

The feathers that cover the ear, the base of the neck … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 28 November 2014

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

Description

55 cm.. height and a weight between 815 and 975 g..

The Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) It is a bird with a predominantly white plumage.

In adults, the ear-coverts, bases feathers throat and cheeks, are pale yellow. the aristaRead the rest

Posted by pets | 28 November 2014

Pink Cockatoo

Cacatua leadbeateri

Description

35 cm.. length and weighing approximately between 340 and 425 g.

The Pink Cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) is distinguishable by its spectacular crest composed by 16 long feathers forward curved. These pens have a wide base with a slightly pink and yellow red-stained central part.

The … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 28 November 2014

Galah

Eolophus roseicapilla

Description

Measured around 35 centimeters and between 240 and 330 g. weight.

In the Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) adult, the front of, the hoopoe and the Cap they form a joint undercover pale pink in white which contrasts slightly with the back of the neck darker. … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 27 November 2014

Gang-gang Cockatoo

Callocephalon fimbriatum

Description

Of approximately 35 cm.. height and an average weight of 257 g.

The Gang-gang Cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum) is a small cockatoo, robust, with one crest Dim, large wings wide, and tail short. Are gregarious but relatively calm.

The males of the Gang-gang Cockatoo they are immediately recognizable by their … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 27 November 2014

Glossy Black-Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus lathami

Description

46 to 51 cm.. height and between 400 and 500 g. of weight.

The Glossy Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) is the smallest of the 5 Black cockatoos and is restricted to the East coast of Australia (a population isolated also is reproduced in the Islands Kangaroo).

The … Read the rest

Posted by pets | 27 November 2014

Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus banksii

Description

55 to 60 cm.. length between 570 and 870 weight g.

Adults of the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) present sexual dimorphism. The male is entirely black, with the exception of the sides of the tail that are of color red glossy. The upper part of the … Read the rest

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Anatomy of the Psitacidae


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Species of the genus Calyptorhynchus

  • Calyptorhynchus banksii
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus banksii banksii
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus banksii graptogyne
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus banksii macrorhynchus
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus banksii naso
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus banksii samueli
  • Calyptorhynchus lathami
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus lathami erebus
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus lathami halmaturinus
    • ---- Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami

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